Hacking Exposed 7 by Stuart McClure
Network Security Secrets & Solutions, Seventh Edition

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The latest tactics for thwarting digital attacks

“Our new reality is zero-day, APT, and state-sponsored attacks. Today, more than ever, security professionals need to get into the hacker’s mind, methods, and toolbox to successfully deter such relentless assaults. This edition brings readers abreast with the latest attack vectors and arms them for these continually evolving threats.” --Brett Wahlin, CSO, Sony Network Entertainment

“Stop taking punches--let’s change the game; it’s time for a paradigm shift in the way we secure our networks, and Hacking Exposed 7 is the playbook for bringing pain to our adversaries.” --Shawn Henry, former Executive Assistant Director, FBI

Bolster your system’s security and defeat the tools and tactics of cyber-criminals with expert advice and defense strategies from the world-renowned Hacking Exposed team. Case studies expose the hacker’s latest devious methods and illustrate field-tested remedies. Find out how to block infrastructure hacks, minimize advanced persistent threats, neutralize malicious code, secure web and database applications, and fortify UNIX networks. Hacking Exposed 7: Network Security Secrets & Solutions contains all-new visual maps and a comprehensive “countermeasures cookbook.”

Obstruct APTs and web-based meta-exploits Defend against UNIX-based root access and buffer overflow hacks Block SQL injection, spear phishing, and embedded-code attacks Detect and terminate rootkits, Trojans, bots, worms, and malware Lock down remote access using smartcards and hardware tokens Protect 802.11 WLANs with multilayered encryption and gateways Plug holes in VoIP, social networking, cloud, and Web 2.0 services Learn about the latest iPhone and Android attacks and how to protect yourself
 

About Stuart McClure

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Stuart McClure, CISSP, CNE, CCSE, a leading authority on information security, is VP of Operations & Strategy for the Risk & Compliance Business Unit at McAfee.Joel Scambray, CISSP, is cofounder and CEO of Consciere, provider of strategic security advisory services.George Kurtz, CISSP, CISA, CPA, is an internationally recognized security expert, author, and entrepreneur. He is currently a senior executive and general manager with McAfee, Inc.They are the bestselling coauthors of the five previous editions of Hacking Exposed. Author Profile Joel Scambray, CISSP, is co-founder and CEO of Consciere, provider of strategic security advisory services. He has assisted companies ranging from newly minted startups to members of the Fortune 50 address information security challenges and opportunities for over a dozen years. Joel's background includes roles as an executive, technical consultant, and entrepreneur. He has been a Senior Director at Microsoft Corporation, where he led Microsoft's online services security efforts for three years before joining the Windows platform and services division to focus on security technology architecture. Joel also co-founded security software and services startup Foundstone Inc. and helped lead it to acquisition by McAfee for $86M. In 2007, he helped lead US-based Leviathan Security from start-up to well-recognized boutique security consultancy. He previously held positions as a Manager for Ernst & Young, security columnist for Microsoft TechNet, Editor at Large for InfoWorld Magazine, and Director of IT for a major commercial real estate firm. Joel is widely recognized as co-author of "Hacking Exposed: Network Security Secrets & Solutions", the international best-selling computer security book that first appeared in 1999. He is also lead author of the "Hacking Exposed: Windows" and "Hacking Exposed: Web Applications" series. Joel brings deep experience in technology, IT operations security, and consulting to clients ranging from small startups to the world's largest enterprises. He has spoken widely on information security at forums including Black Hat, I-4, and The Asia Europe Meeting (ASEM), as well as organizations including IANS, CERT, The Computer Security Institute (CSI), ISSA, ISACA, SANS, private corporations, and government agencies such as the Korean Information Security Agency (KISA), FBI, and the RCMP. Joel holds a BS from the University of California at Davis, a MA from UCLA, and he is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).
 
Published August 1, 2012 by McGraw-Hill Osborne Media. 768 pages
Genres: Computers & Technology. Non-fiction

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